Ebola endemic in west Africa remains a risk, scientists warn

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Scientists are warning of a real risk that the Ebola virus disease could become endemic in west Africa if efforts to end the epidemic slacken as the number of cases falls. All

previous outbreaks of Ebola were stamped out within months and the virus disappeared from the human population each time. Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, however, have been in the grip of the virus for more than a year. While the numbers of cases dropped dramatically in December and early January, they have now plateaued and there are fears that the disease may not be totally eradicated. Follow details on http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/25/ebola-endemic-west-africa-scientists-warn